Pricing and Conditions

Adult $910.00
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Rates are per person, minimum of 2 fares for flight to depart

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Flight times and routes are subject to weather conditions. All flights subject to minimum passenger number of 2 for brochure flights. Bookings will be accepted for numbers less than the required minimum. We will try our best to coordinate bookings to achieve the required minimum for the flight to depart, but this cannot be guaranteed. We see whales 97% of the time. Occasionally, despite our very best efforts and flight planning, If you do not see a whale, we do not refund.

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You must cancel 24 hours prior to the flights scheduled departure for full refund. For cancellations or changes to booking within 24 hours of flights departure no refund will be offered.

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Lifting off from our beachfront helipads we head toward the Hikurangi Marine Reserve in search of wildlife in our waters. Kaikōura is not only home to the magnificent Sperm Whale, but is also a migratory route for a variety of different whale and dolphin species such as the Humpback Whale, Blue Whale, Southern Right Whale and Orca, so we never know from flight to flight when we might spot something different.
After searching for whales, across the coastline and inland over the Kaikoura flats you head on our way into the Seaward Kaikoura mountains for a remote landing site. Take the opportunity to get out of the helicopter and take in the magnificent views and breathe in the fresh air. Then onto Hapuku Lodge 3 course a la carte lunch.

Opening times

Business hours:
9am to 5pm
Months of operation:
Jan, Feb, Mar, Aug, Sep, Oct, Nov, Dec


16 West End, Kaikōura, New Zealand.

plane Proximity to airport:
1km to Kaikoura Airport.
bus Proximity to coach terminal:
200 metres.
decisions Proximity to town:
.1km to central Kaikoura.

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